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Honda to display CR-V hybrid at the Frankfurt Auto Show

AutoBlog.com reports that Honda will showcase its CR-V Hybrid prototype at the Frankfurt Motor Show, which begins September 14. It is expected to be the same vehicle introduced at the Shanghai auto show earlier this year, featuring a 2.0-liter four-cylinder coupled to a pair of electric motors. “Though the crossover is listed as a prototype, it’s all but guaranteed that it will enter production…

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Honda To Introduce New Dedicated Hybrid

Honda will introduce a new dedicated hybrid in 2018. The vehicle will utilize Honda’s innovative two-motor hybrid system found in the 49 mpg Accord Hybrid, the most fuel efficient midsize sedan in America. “Half of the all-new models Honda will launch in the United States in the coming two years will be electrified vehicles,” said Takahiro Hachigo, President & CEO of Honda…

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2017 Honda Accord Hybrid to hit dealerships this spring

Green Car Reports announced that the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid will be available for sale this spring and will feature an impressive 48 mpg combined. The mid-size sedan uses an updated version of the two-motor hybrid powertrain fitted to earlier hybrid Accords. The plug-in hybrid version of the Accord will be replaced by a 2018 Honda Clarity plug-in hybrid. Read more.

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Honda Confirms New Plug-In Hybrid

HybridCars.com reports that Honda will introduce a new plug-in hybrid with an all-electric range of 40 miles or more by 2018. The plans for the new hybrid were announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show. “This new Honda Plug-In Hybrid will feature our next-gen two-motor hybrid system, which will offer significant improvements in battery capacity and power, more than tripling…

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Honda tests new hybrid technology in Formula One race cars

HybridCars.com reports that Honda is testing its hybrid technology in a brand new field – the Formula One racetrack. Honda has developed a new power system that includes an internal combustion engine and two electric Energy Recovery Systems — one that recovers kinetic energy when the car brakes and another that captures heat energy from the exhaust. Together, the driver can…

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Cars.com ranks best hybrids for the money

Cars.com recently ranked the best hybrids for the money in 11 different categories. And the winners are… Subcompact Car: 2014 Toyota Prius c ($19,890) Compact Car: 2014 Honda Civic Hybrid ($25,425) Mid-Size Hatchback: 2014 Toyota Prius ($25,010) Mid-Size Sedan: 2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid ($27,095) Full-Size Hatchback: 2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid ($25,995) Full-Size Sedan: 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid ($36,365) SUV/Crossover: 2014 Nissan…

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Controlling Air Pollution A ‘Never-Ending Race’

Honda has produced a short film, “Never Ending Race,” that describes its efforts to respond to the federal and state environmental legislation in the 1970s that resulted from efforts to improve the heavy air pollution in Los Angeles and elsewhere. In the movie,  Honda compares the tightening of emissions standards as a challenge similar to the competition of top-level racing. Read more.

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Honda’s new hybrid system earns recognition as top green car technology

Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology — a two-motor hybrid system that helped the 2014 Accord Hybrid earn an EPA-rated fuel economy of 50 mpg city — has been named to Green Car Journal’s Top 10 Green Car Technology List for 2014. The Green Car Technology awards honor important enabling technology helping to create a new generation of fuel-efficient, alternative-fuel, or low-emission vehicles. Read more.

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